In celebration of its silver jubilee Art Vision@25 has organised EXPLORATIONS, two evening of Odissi dance performed by Art Vision repertory members and choreographed by Ileana Citaristi. 12th-13th January 2022, Rabindra Mandap, Bhubaneswar.

Art Vision was founded in the year 1996 by Smt. Ileana Citaristi along with a group of artists belonging to different disciplines such as dance, painting , cinema and literature who wanted to have a common ground for sharing experiences and creative ideas. During these years Art Vision has already conducted several events which reflect its multi disciplinary nature. In October 1996 a two days "Festival of Arts for Environment" was organised at the Adivasi ground in Bhubaneswar. Here different forms of art like painting, photography , dance and theatre were brought together to express through their respective medium their concern about environmental issues.

A three day   "Festival of films on performing and visual arts" has been organised by Art Vision in Bhubaneswar yearly since 1996. This Festival is unique in its kind and has become a much awaited event in the cultural scene of the State Capital. During this Festival artists and students of art from various disciplines find an opportunity to meet and witness cinematic masterpieces on the life and work of classical dancers, musicians, painters and actors. More than forty films have already been shown directed by eminent directors such as Satyajit Ray, Mani Kaul, Kumar Sahani, Gautam Ghosh and Gulzar. 

Besides this, Art Vision is also organising cultural functions in its own mini-auditorium situated on the picturesque bank of the sacred Bindu Sagara lake in the old Bhubaneswar. During these functions, less known art forms such as 'gotipua' dance, 'das katia', 'raas leela', 'Radha prema leela' , 'Ram leela', 'Bharat leela', Geeti Natya' and 'Leela Danda' folk theatre have been presented.  

Art Vision has organised the special package of films on dance called 'Dance with the Camera' as part of the Mumbai International Film Festival 2002 , 2004 and 2006. Since 2003 it has been the main architect behind the Kalinga Mahotsav event, a national festival of martial arts, which is taking place at the foothill of the Shanti Stupa in Dhauli Giri, situated on the outskirt of Bhubaneswar. Since 2006 Art vision is organising Sangam, a confluence of dance, in the month of September in homage to all the gurus who have inspired us. This festival sees the participation of two different styles of dance with innovative group choreographies. In 2008 a new festival   titled Remembering Guruji has started. This festival has been held every year on the 7th of April to commemorate the death anniversary of Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra.

Art Vision Dance Academi runs dance classes in Odissi and Mayurbhanji Chhau conducted by renown dancer Padmashree Dr.Ileana Citaristi for local students and workshops for visiting students, for whom hostel facilities are provided in the same compound. The Academy is receiving salary grants for six artists and for the Guru from Ministry of Culture, Govt. of india since 1998. Regular Odissi dance programs are presented by the Academi students for group of visiting tourists, who have the opportunity to round off their visit to the historical temples of old Bhubaneswar by witnessing a live performance of this lyrical dance in its natural settings. The senior dance students of the Academi have already presented performances in various important cities of India like Bangalore, Mysore, Vijayawada, Mumbai, Mangalore, Kolkata, Puri, Konarka and Bhubaneswar.

In the year 2017 Art Vision repertory group presented SIDDHARTHA dance drama in Lisbona and other cities in Portugal as part of the IndIa@70 celebration. The tour was sponsored by Ministry of Culture, Government of India on the occasion of the 70th year celebration of India Independence.

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